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2015 December CEO Report: 114 CEOs Out in December Bring Yearly Total to 1,221

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers reached a six-month high in December, as 114 vacated their posts during the month, according to the year-end report on announced CEO departures released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

December exits were 33 percent higher than the 86 changes in November, and 7 percent higher than the 107 CEO Departures announced in December 2014.

2015 November CEO Report: Lowest Monthly Total In 33 Months

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell to a 33-month low in November as 86 CEO departures were announced during the month, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The November total was 8.5 percent lower than the 94 CEO exits recorded in October. It represents the lowest monthly total in since matching the 86 CEO departures announced in March 2013.

2015 September CEO Report: 104 CEOs Leave in September, 339 in Q3

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell slightly in September as 104 planned CEO departures were reported, down 2.8 percent from the 107 in August, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The September total was down 16.1 percent from the same month a year ago when 124 were recorded.

2013 August CEO Report: 113 CEO Changes in August, Includes Microsoft, Groupon

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers remained elevated in August as 113 planned CEO departures were reported, including notable retirement announcements from Steve Ballmer at Microsoft and John Surma at U.S. Steel Corp.

Challenger has now tracked 842 CEO changes so far this year, 5.8 percent more than the 796 recorded in the first eight months of 2012.

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